International Journal of Entomology Research

International Journal of Entomology Research


International Journal of Entomology Research
International Journal of Entomology Research
Vol. 5, Issue 3 (2020)

First record of Mango blossom midge Procystiphora mangiferae (Felt, 1927) from Satna, Madhya Pradesh


Ramesh Chandra Tripathi, Surya Kant Chaturvedi, Gyan Bhaskar

Entomological survey was carried out in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh between January 2018 and April, 2019. The result of present investigation reveals the occurrence of a new Mango blossom midge in study area. Procystiphora mangiferae (Felt), member of Cecidomyiidae family belongs to order Diptera, are frequent blossom feeders of Mango. This species widely distributed in South India and the larvae pupate in the buds. Mode of pupation play a key role in species identification. This year P. mangiferae were found operating in Satna rather simultaneously.
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Ramesh Chandra Tripathi, Surya Kant Chaturvedi, Gyan Bhaskar. First record of Mango blossom midge Procystiphora mangiferae (Felt, 1927) from Satna, Madhya Pradesh. International Journal of Entomology Research, Volume 5, Issue 3, 2020, Pages 87-89
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